If you are looking to get some bottom time (Key
West Scuba Diving)
in when you visit. You will find most the dive sites that you are
likely to scuba dive on here plus some of the general information about that
location. Most all the dive charters go to these locations so you may want to
surf a little bit to see what options you have. Then compare your list of what
you want to see and do to that each dive shop goes to. Most of these scuba
diving charters have been here as long as I have some 14 years. All have great
safety records and a great love of the sport. This you will see in how they
really take care of you and your friends.
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Video: Night Diving off Key West
news.nationalgeographic.com July 28, 2006
If you think you know the meaning of "night life," then you haven't gone scuba
off the Florida Keys after dark.
Going Scuba Diving In The Florida Keys
October 1, 2011 One of the most appropriate areas to scuba dive inside of North
America is in the Florida Keys, a long fibre of islands only south of Miami.
For any scuba diver traveling to southern Florida, even a rapid day outing
to the Florida Keys is worthwhile
Scuba Diving the Vandenberg
KeyWest by Floyd Devine
Florida. That is rapidly changing however, thanks to extensive
artificial reefs in the Panhandle, off the South Florida Atlantic coast and
in the Keys.
Free Diving The Vandenberg, 1rst Day After
Most people who come to the Florida Keys for the first time are surprised to
find that there is very little offshore scuba diving. you can snorkel just about
any where. For the most part the first mile
or so off shore shallow flats. The edge of the islands are lined with mangroves.
These trees with there finger like root system are what help make the islands.
Taking root on what used to be patch reefs from previous times when the ocean
level was higher. The grasses
shallow flats and mangroves roots are breeding grounds for many species of sea
life. Hiding in the grass and roots till they are large enough to venture into
the open waters.
Your first encounter with coral reefs are about 1/2 to 1 mile offshore. Here you
start to find patch reefs. These are made up of soft corals, and sea fans.
Surrounded by sea grass they resemble little underwater islands.
Outer Reef are beyond the flats in water 15 to 35 feet in depth. These are the
ones most commonly drove on.
Here you are overwhelmed by the colors. Dancing among
the reefs are the brightly colored fish. Here you will lose time and wish you
never had any reason to go back to the surface.
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